Review: ‘The Abbey Road Sessions’ by Kylie Minogue

Fans of Kylie Minogue who’ve seen the pop diva in concert know that she has a tendency to reinvent some of her classic songs in a style that strips out the dance elements and reconfigures them in an more organic setting. The Abbey Road Sessions is essentially a studio-recorded version of these tour sections. The album takes… Read More Review: ‘The Abbey Road Sessions’ by Kylie Minogue

Review: ‘R∆’ by Simon Curtis

Indie dance-pop artist Simon Curtis became an Internet sensation last year when he released his debut album, 8Bit Heart, for free through his website. The album’s success brought Curtis buzz everywhere from pop-focused websites to Billboard. R∆, which derives its name from Curtis’ fanbase, the “Robot Army,” builds on the heavy electronic brand of dance music… Read More Review: ‘R∆’ by Simon Curtis

Review: ‘Born This Way’ by Lady Gaga

It’s difficult enough to follow up a promising debut album, whether it’s commercially or critically successful. When the debut album in question is not only critically and commercially successful, but was one of the biggest-selling albums of the year for the past two years, the pressure to follow through with a successful follow-up is unquestionably… Read More Review: ‘Born This Way’ by Lady Gaga